13th October 1894 - The first Merseyside Derby took place at Goodison Park, Everton taking the honours by beating Liverpool 3:0.
Birthdays / Born on this day - 13th October
13th October 1923 - Faas Wilkes. A skillful, creative forward, Dutch legend Wilkes was the fourth Dutch player to move abroad, transferring from Xerxes to Inter in 1949. He also played for Torino, Valencia, VVV, Levante and Fortuna’54.
13th October 1931 - Raymond Kopa. The legendary French footballer was a brilliant attacking midfield-playmaker, a tremendous dribbler who had a fine goalscoring record. A Ballon d’Or winner in 1958, he won three European Cup /Champions League titles with Real Madrid and four French league titles with Reims.
13th October 1959 - Massimo Bonini. Underrated midfielder of the great Juventus side of the early 1980s. His ball-winning, energy and work-rate made him the ideal foil for Brady, Platini, Tardelli and Boniek. Born in San Marino, he couldn’t play for them until UEFA officially recognised them in 1990.
13th October 1977 - Antonio Di Natale. A Udinese legend - scoring 191 goals for them between 2004-16 and twice winning the Capocannoniere top-scorer award.